Calendar

Apr
27
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Lynn Gordon plans to focus on compelling future for the next round of Brown Bag and After Hours lectures.

The After Hours lecture is Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a repeat presentation Wednesday at 12:10 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches Wednesday.

Both lectures will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association, located at 150 S. Main St.

For more information call 672-6789.

The lectures are offered by Family and Personal Counseling Center and Sheridan College Community Education.

May
4
Wed
Rangeland restoration lecture set for May 4 @ Sheridan College Science Building / Mohns Center
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery will host the next presentation in its science lecture series May 4 beginning at 7 p.m.

The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held at the Sheridan College Science Museum/Mohns Center.

Brian Mealor will give the presentation. Mealor is the director of the University of Wyoming’s Research and Extension Center in Sheridan and associate professor in the Department of Plant Sciences. His work focuses primarily on restoring rangeland ecosystems negatively impacted by invasive plants.

Mealor will discuss how rangeland ecosystems are impacted by a variety of stressors that affect their structure and function — altered fire regimes, climate variability, mismanaged grazing and changes in management practices. Invasive plants may be facilitated by these stressors or they may induce systemic changes that lead to further alteration of ecosystems. This presentation will emphasize the connection between basic and applied research and discuss how an increased understanding of the biology and ecology of invasive plants leads to improved management at local and landscape-scales.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

May
5
Thu
Poetry reading to focus on works from conflict @ Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Dr. Jane Wohl will discuss the poetry of conflict Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center.

The presentation, set to take place in room W153, will focus on the rich, moving, heart-wrenching poetry written by American veterans of the Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts.

Wohl teaches English at Sheridan College and poetry and fiction in the Goddard College Master of Fine Arts writing program.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will follow the presentation.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan College Foundation at 674-6446, ext. 4304 or Linda Oetken at 674-6446, ext. 2830.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Jun
6
Mon
SMH offering free classes each month @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will offer two free classes each month. While the classes are offered at no charge, those planning to attend are asked to register.

The classes are a prenatal class for expectant moms and dads and partners and a breastfeeding and newborn class.

The prenatal class will take place the first Monday of every month from 6-8 p.m. in Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Rooms A and B.

The breastfeeding and newborn class is meant for anyone interested in breastfeeding and newborn care and will be held the third Monday of each month from 6-8 p.m. at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. A pediatrician also attends each class to talk a little about newborn care as well as a guest speaker who educates on car seat safety.

Register for either class by calling Sheridan Women’s Clinic at 672-2522 or Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Health Services at 672-1110.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Jun
20
Mon
SMH offering free classes each month @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will offer two free classes each month. While the classes are offered at no charge, those planning to attend are asked to register.

The classes are a prenatal class for expectant moms and dads and partners and a breastfeeding and newborn class.

The prenatal class will take place the first Monday of every month from 6-8 p.m. in Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Rooms A and B.

The breastfeeding and newborn class is meant for anyone interested in breastfeeding and newborn care and will be held the third Monday of each month from 6-8 p.m. at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. A pediatrician also attends each class to talk a little about newborn care as well as a guest speaker who educates on car seat safety.

Register for either class by calling Sheridan Women’s Clinic at 672-2522 or Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Health Services at 672-1110.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Jul
4
Mon
SMH offering free classes each month @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will offer two free classes each month. While the classes are offered at no charge, those planning to attend are asked to register.

The classes are a prenatal class for expectant moms and dads and partners and a breastfeeding and newborn class.

The prenatal class will take place the first Monday of every month from 6-8 p.m. in Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Rooms A and B.

The breastfeeding and newborn class is meant for anyone interested in breastfeeding and newborn care and will be held the third Monday of each month from 6-8 p.m. at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. A pediatrician also attends each class to talk a little about newborn care as well as a guest speaker who educates on car seat safety.

Register for either class by calling Sheridan Women’s Clinic at 672-2522 or Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Health Services at 672-1110.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Jul
18
Mon
SMH offering free classes each month @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will offer two free classes each month. While the classes are offered at no charge, those planning to attend are asked to register.

The classes are a prenatal class for expectant moms and dads and partners and a breastfeeding and newborn class.

The prenatal class will take place the first Monday of every month from 6-8 p.m. in Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Rooms A and B.

The breastfeeding and newborn class is meant for anyone interested in breastfeeding and newborn care and will be held the third Monday of each month from 6-8 p.m. at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. A pediatrician also attends each class to talk a little about newborn care as well as a guest speaker who educates on car seat safety.

Register for either class by calling Sheridan Women’s Clinic at 672-2522 or Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Health Services at 672-1110.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Aug
8
Mon
Brown bag lecture on history of Sheridan County set for Monday @ Sheridan County Museum
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host a brown bag lecture on the history of Sheridan County on Monday at noon.

This event, set to take place at 850 Sibley Circle, is free and open to the public and attendees will also get free admission to the museum.

For more information call the Museum at 675-1150.

Aug
11
Thu
Global Leadership Summit signups open for August event @ Sheridan Wesleyan Church
Aug 11 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day leadership event with speakers such as Melinda Gates, Alan Mulally, the CEO of Ford Motor Company, and Horst Schulz, the CEO of Ritz-Carlton Group, and will be streamed live in Sheridan at the Sheridan Wesleyan Church on Aug. 11-12.

“The Global Leadership Summit is an amazing opportunity to develop key leadership skills from some of the world’s most successful leaders. Many of our staff have attended the GLS and it has proven to be a very valuable investment with positive results for our business,” Kevin Bailey, the executive vice president at First Federal Bank and Trust, said in a press release.

For more information on the August event call Darrell White at 672-0612, William Dunlap at 684-9548 or see sheridanwesleyan.org/events/leadership-summit to register.

Sheridan Wesleyan Church is located at 404 W. Brundage Lane.

Aug
12
Fri
Global Leadership Summit signups open for August event @ Sheridan Wesleyan Church
Aug 12 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day leadership event with speakers such as Melinda Gates, Alan Mulally, the CEO of Ford Motor Company, and Horst Schulz, the CEO of Ritz-Carlton Group, and will be streamed live in Sheridan at the Sheridan Wesleyan Church on Aug. 11-12.

“The Global Leadership Summit is an amazing opportunity to develop key leadership skills from some of the world’s most successful leaders. Many of our staff have attended the GLS and it has proven to be a very valuable investment with positive results for our business,” Kevin Bailey, the executive vice president at First Federal Bank and Trust, said in a press release.

For more information on the August event call Darrell White at 672-0612, William Dunlap at 684-9548 or see sheridanwesleyan.org/events/leadership-summit to register.

Sheridan Wesleyan Church is located at 404 W. Brundage Lane.

Aug
22
Mon
‘Teach-in’ to discuss roadless rules @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Council for the Bighorn Range has joined in the Bighorn Forest Roadless Collaborative as a wilderness/roadless representative. The group will host a “teach-in” on Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The discussion will include the history and effects of the Roadless Area Conservation Rule in the Bighorn National Forest and how the public can affect the recommendations on the remaining roadless areas on public lands across the Bighorn Mountains. The meeting is open to the public.

Since late 2012 when the Roadless Rule was affirmed, the Bighorn National Forest has been out of compliance with the rule. The collaborative is composed of members from industry, Wyoming State Forestry, agriculture, recreation, conservation, sportsmen and local government.

The collaborative will take comment from the public in forming its recommendations.

In the spring of 2017, the Bighorn Forest Roadless Collaborative will make recommendations to the governor for future management of these roadless areas.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St. in Sheridan.

Aug
25
Thu
Brinton to host music lecture, chuckwagon dinner @ Brinton Museum
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will host a two-part event Aug. 25 to celebrate the music of the American West.

Dr. Ariel Downing will present a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. about the history of popular cowboy songs and ballads from 1879 through the present. She will discuss their Mexican and Irish influences, too.

Following the lecture, at approximately 7:30 p.m., musical entertainment and a chuckwagon dinner will be featured. Tickets for the dinner cost $25 per person for nonmembers and $20 for members. Tickets for children ages 6-12 cost $15; children 5 and younger get in for free.

For additional information, contact The Brinton Museum at 672-3173. The event will take place in the pavilion.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Sep
13
Tue
Library to host shred fest @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System, AARP Wyoming and Secure Shred Wyoming will host a free shredding event and informational session on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The informational session will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and will focus on protecting your devices from viruses, hacking and other threats. AARP Wyoming Associate State Director Tim Lockwood will lead the session.

The shred fest will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the library parking lot. Residents may drop off up to two banker boxes of papers to be shredded for free. Additional boxes will be accepted for $10 apiece.

Those planning to participate in the shred fest are asked to remove all bindings and clips from the papers, though paper clips and staples are OK to leave. The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Nov
17
Thu
‘Wage and Hour Bootcamp’ set for Thurs. @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and the Center for Vital Community with support from the Bighorn Mountain Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management will present “Wage and Hour Bootcamp” on Nov. 17.

Two four-hour seminars — one from 8 a.m. to noon and another from 1-5 p.m. — will teach attendees what they need to know to keep their organization in compliance with federal and state pay laws.

Seminars topics will include information on the Fair Labor Standards Act and why you should care; nuts and bolts of counting hours worked, calculating overtime and payroll rules; exempt or non-exempt status and how to administer the administrative exemption; and implementing the new salary threshold for the “white collar” exemptions.

The training will be presented by Bradley T. Cave who is a legal expert from Cheyenne.

There is no charge to participate in the sessions, but RSVP is required.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Teresa Detimore at tdetimore@sheridanwyomingchamber.org

The training will take place at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce at 171 N. Main St.

Nov
30
Wed
Emborg to present Gollings Collection lecture on Nov. 30 @ Sheridan College
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A lecture on the Whitney Gollings Collection at Sheridan will feature Tyson Emborg, who will present Sheridan’s unique connection to one of the West’s greatest artists, E. William Gollings.

The lecture will begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Whitney Center of Arts at Sheridan College. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The Gollings Collection will be on view in the Edward A. Whitney Gallery.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Dec
7
Wed
Explore history of Clean Air Act at SC Wednesday @ Sheridan College
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery will host a lecture on “Clean Air — Then and Now: The Role of Catalysts and Computers” on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

The lecture will take a retrospective look at the reasons for the enactment of the 1970 Clean Air Act, which led to the use of catalytic converters as standard equipment on all American cars produced since 1974.

Today, exhaust emissions from our cars are 98 percent lower than they were in the early 1970s. Which would not have been possible without the co-development of catalyst and computer science. The lecture will include examples of how the automotive industry could match scientific advances in chemistry and electronics to accomplish what was thought impossible 40 years ago. Robert McDowell will present the lecture.

McDowell graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Villanova University while working in the research and development group of Johnson Matthey, the largest automotive catalyst company. He was part of the team that brought the first commercial three-way catalyst from concept into production and has manufactured emission control catalyst on four continents. He currently advises a diverse set of clients working in the R&D and prototyping areas, including lithium ion batteries, biofuels, precious metal recycling and emission control catalysts.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. 

Dec
8
Thu
Listening session at Sheridan College to host UW President Laurie Nichols @ Sheridan College
Dec 8 @ 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit Sheridan on Dec. 8 from 12:15-1:45 p.m. at Sheridan College to solicit statewide input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

The event will take place in the University of Wyoming Watt building in rooms 131 and 132. The listening session is free and open to the public.

“These sessions are for us to hear from the people of Wyoming about their land-grant university,” Nichols said. “Creating a strong five-year plan is so important as it sets priorities and indicates areas of focus. I want to be there personally to listen to people’s hopes and dreams for Wyoming’s university, as well as the obstacles to achieving those dreams and ideas on how those challenges can be overcome.”

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Dec
13
Tue
Sweeney to speak at e2e program @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — In less than three years Sheridan native Mike Sweeney launched Summit Energy Services and Liquid Logistics, grew the companies to over 175 employees with almost $40 million in annual revenue, and then sold both businesses to Waste Management, Inc.

Sweeney will speak at the next e2e Wyoming in Sheridan on Dec. 13. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center and is open to the public.  

Sweeney will tell the story of Summit Energy Services and Liquid Logistics with an emphasis on topics such as startup funding, banking relationships, customer interaction strategies, servant leadership and out-of-the-box benefits.

Prior to launching Summit, Sweeney worked as a regional manager for an oil and gas construction company. It was this position that brought him to the Williston Basin in 2009. He has extensive management experience in the energy industry as well as in engineering, banking, and international business start-up. 

Sweeney is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Navy’s Supply Corps School. Sweeney lives in Sheridan, and is married to Stacy Sweeney. They have nine children. 

 
Feb
9
Thu
Lecture to focus on the ‘Peopling of the Americas’ @ Sheridan College
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host Bjarne Kristiansen for a faculty lecture entitled “The Peopling of the Americas: Who got here first?” on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.

There is much conjecture on who first settled the Americas. Join Kristiansen for an examination of the archaeological record to determine which hypothesis makes the most sense today.

Kristiansen works for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality as a natural resources program principal, and is responsible for interacting with all non-coal mines in northeastern Wyoming. 

He is also an adjunct professor of anthropology at Sheridan College.

The lecture will take place in the Whitney Center for the Arts concert hall and refreshments will be available following the presentation.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan College Foundation at 674-6446, ext. 4304. 

The event is free and open to the public.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Feb
25
Sat
SC to host Saturday University Feb. 25 @ Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:45 pm

SHERIDAN — Go back to college for a day — minus the tests, stress and homework. Join other attendees for three lectures, delivered by top-notch professors who will enlighten and entertain you as part of Saturday U, the free one-day college education on Feb. 25.

Attend one, two or all three Saturday University lectures from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sheridan College. There is no pre-registration necessary and the lectures are free and open to the public. The day wraps up with a lunch and conversation as the professors explore links among their topics.

Saturday University is a collaborative program connecting popular UW professors with Wyoming residents who have a desire to learn.

Saturday University is sponsored by the University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming Foundation and the Wyoming Humanities Council.

The program is presented locally by Sheridan College, the Wyoming Humanities Council, and the UW outreach School.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

8:30 a.m. — doors open

8:30-8:50 a.m. — free coffee and pastries

8:50-9 a.m. — welcome and opening remarks

9 a.m. — “How the Brain Learns to See: Studying Tadpoles to Understand People” presented by Kara Pratt, assistant professor of zoology and physiology at UW

10-10:10 a.m. — break

10:15 a.m. — “Democracy’s Past, Democracy’s Future: Problems and Possibilities” presented by Scott Henkel, assistant professor of English at UW

11:15-11:25 a.m. — break

11:30 a.m. — “Will We Ever Have Beautiful Forests Again? Bark Beetles, Resilience and Future Forests” presented by Daniel Tinker, associate professor of botany at UW

12:30-1:45 p.m. — lunch and questions and answer session with presenters

The program will take place at the Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center, located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

 
Mar
1
Wed
SC to conduct ‘Intense Innovation’ course @ Sheridan College Broadway Center
Mar 1 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College and Timberline Training will host a course on Intense Innovation from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Broadway Center.

The goal of the course is to help create a thriving culture of innovation within an organization. It will teach personal innovation skills, innovative idea creation and a process for implementation.

The cost of the course is $200, which includes lunch.

For additional information, call Matt Melinkovich at 307-567-8171. 

To register for the class, call 307-686-0254, ext. 1431.

The Sheridan College Broadway Center is located at 245 Broadway St.

Mar
7
Tue
Brown Bag, After Hours lectures to focus on embracing change @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Mar 7 @ 12:10 pm – 1:10 pm

SHERIDAN — Lynn Gordon plans to focus on embracing change for the next round of Brown Bag and After Hours lectures.

The Brown Bag lecture is Tuesday at 12:10 p.m.

There will be a repeat presentation Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches Tuesday.

Both lectures will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association, located at 150 S. Main St.

For more information call 672-6789.

The lectures are offered by Family and Personal Counseling Center and Sheridan College Community Education.

Mar
8
Wed
Brown Bag, After Hours lectures to focus on embracing change @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Mar 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Lynn Gordon plans to focus on embracing change for the next round of Brown Bag and After Hours lectures.

The Brown Bag lecture is Tuesday at 12:10 p.m.

There will be a repeat presentation Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches Tuesday.

Both lectures will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association, located at 150 S. Main St.

For more information call 672-6789.

The lectures are offered by Family and Personal Counseling Center and Sheridan College Community Education.

SC to host presentation on fossil discovery @ Sheridan College
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery lecture series will feature a presentation titled “Grasslands to Well Pad — Fossil Discovery During Construction Monitoring” on March 8 at 7 p.m.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Paleontologists from SWCA Environmental Consultants conducted initial surveys for a proposed well pad development in eastern Wyoming. The survey area was nearly entirely vegetated, and it presented few bedrock exposures. Though sparse, observed fossils consisted of heavily weathered bone fragments. A year later a paleontologist was on site full time to monitor ground disturbing activities.

Initial discoveries included isolated skeletal elements from hadrosaur and ceratopsian dinosaurs and turtles. Then three closely associated bones were exposed in a channel sandstone horizon. An exploratory excavation revealed that the elements were really one specimen — a partially complete skull of cf. Triceratops horridus.

Because this project followed proper mitigation protocol, a new specimen of Triceratops and associated geographic and stratigraphic data will be available for study.

Georgia Knauss, who will give the presentation, is the paleontology lead at SWCA Environmental Consultants based in Sheridan; and works as a mitigation paleontologist.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
23
Thu
UW Extension to host ‘Real Food’ classes @ Watt Agriculture Center, room 131.
Mar 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming Extension in Sheridan will host a series of classes on “Real Food” in March and April.

The classes will take place from March 23 to April 20 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Watt Agriculture Center, room 131.

Instructors Kentz Willis and Vicki Hayman will teach attendees to reduce packaged/processed foods and added sugar, plan meals and read labels to decipher ingredient lists.

Attendees will receive a cookbook, handouts, weekly food samples and new ideas and skills.

The enrollment deadline for the classes is March 16.

For more information, call 674-2980 or kwillis3@uwyo.edu.

 

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